On the 1-year anniversary of the death of Mahsa Amini, who died in police custody after being arrested for violating Iran’s mandatory hijab law, and the subsequent crackdown on protests, the EU, UK, US, Canada, and Australia have designated Iranian officials and entities.
The EU designated 4 individuals and 6 entities, including a Deputy to the Commander-in-Chief of the IRGC, police commanders, various Iranian prisons, and the Supreme Council of Cyberspace (press release, statement of High Representative, Council Implementing Decision, Council Implementing Regulation).
The US designated 29 individuals and entities in connection with the suppression of the protests following Amini’s death, including 18 key members of the regime’s security forces, and individuals connected with the censorship of the internet (press release, press release, statement of Secretary of State, notice).
Australia designated 4 individuals and 3 entities allegedly responsible for the oppression of the people in Iran under Australia’s recently expanded Iran sanctions regime (press release, notice, previous post).
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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...